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John Willis

John Willis
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John Willis is the VP of Customer Enablement for Stateless Networks. Willis, a 30-year systems management veteran, joined Stateless Networks from Dell where he was Chief DevOps evangelist. Willis, a noted expert on agile philosophies in systems management, came to Dell as part of their Enstratius acquisition. At Enstratius, Willis was the VP of Customer Enablement responsible for product support and services for the multi-cloud management platform. During his career, he has held positions at Opscode and also founded Gulf Breeze Software, an award-winning IBM business partner specializing in deploying Tivoli technology for the enterprise. Willis has authored six IBM Redbooks for IBM on enterprise systems management and was the founder and chief architect at Chain Bridge Systems. He is also co author of the “Devops Cookbook” and the upcoming “Network Operations” published by O”Reilly.


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John Willis (Docker)
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When designing and building a private cloud often times the network is not treated as a first class citizen and even sometimes dealt with as an after thought. This presentation will look at the process of building a cloud from the network view. We will look at some best practices for configuring servers and switches in a rack as the basis for the cloud deployment and on going management. Read more.